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Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum is expected to announce his run for the White House Wednesday. Virginia-born and Pennsylvania-raised, Rick Santorum was a lawyer who defended the World Wrestling Foundation, he’s a former congressman who...
Olivia Hajicek of Goshen, Indiana, spells the word “chrysophyte” during the third round of the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee at National Harbor, Maryland May 27, 2015. Spellers in the 88th annual bee range in age from nine to...
Photo by Thanasis Zovoilis/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Obama administration issued new rules Wednesday to protect the nation’s drinking water and clarify which smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands are covered by anti-pollution and...
CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer, left, and Patricia Schieffer arrive at a state dinner hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama in honor of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House in Washington, D.C., on April...
Leg shackles are seen on the floor at Camp 6 detention center, at the U.S. Naval Base, in Guantanamo Bay. Photo by Brennan Linsley/Reuters WASHINGTON — Five senior Taliban leaders released last year from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in...
Teacher Janneke van den Heuvel leads her 8-year old students in a group discussion during Spring Fever week in the Netherlands. NewsHour photo by Saskia de Melker “Who here has been in love?” Anniek Pheifer asks a crowd of Dutch elementary school...